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LGBT Hate Crimes Bill Advances in Philly As Statewide Bill Stalls in Harrisburg

20 hours agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

Mixed news out of Pennsylvania this week as the city of Philadelphia moved forward with a bill adding LGBT protections to hate crimes laws while a similar, statewide bill stalled in committee at the capitol in Harrisburg. Philadelphia Gay News...

Federal Judge Cancels Today's Hearing on Challenge to Kansas Gay Marriage Ban

21 hours agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

A federal judge in Kansas who was set to hear a challenge to the state's ban on same-sex marriage today has canceled the hearing, the Associated Press reports: ACLU attorney Doug Bonney said U.S. District Court Judge Daniel Crabtree is...

Indian Talk Show Hosts LGBT Guests, Inspires Millions to Take Action Against Anti-gay Laws: VIDEO

21 hours agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

It's not often that a video can incite a major shift in collective cultural opinion, but India's "Satyamev Jayate" nighttime talk show managed to achieve just that. Indian actor and GLAAD Global Voices advocate Aamir Khan hosted the show and...

Russian Gay Activists File Complaint With European Court of Human Rights Over Banned Rally

21 hours agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

A group of Russian gay rights rights activists has filed a complaint with the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR). The group made an application in October 2013 to hold an equal marriage rally in central Moscow. The request to...

Nick Jonas Is All Abs, No Shirt for 'Details' Magazine: PHOTOS

21 hours agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

Nick Jonas is once again gracing us with his shirtless presence, this time for Details magazine's latest issue. The 22-year-old Kingdom star was interviewed about his diet and workout tips and even shared how he's just like a lot of...

Rick Santorum: Young People Support LGBT Rights Because the Gay Community Has 'Silenced the Church' - VIDEO

21 hours agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

Former senator and likely presidential candidate Rick Santorum has said the only reason young people support gay rights is because they have never heard any arguments to the contrary

LDS Explains Mormon Underwear

21 hours agoLGBT / Gay : Joe. My. God.

Via the Washington Post: For years, the Mormon Church’s undergarments have been mocked and misunderstood. Often referred to jokingly as “magic Mormon underwear,” the garb, which resembles a T-shirt and shorts, has been ridiculed on Broadway, referenced in political campaigns and exploited online for profit. Show More Summary

ACLU Sues San Bernardino Sheriff's Department Over Anti-LGBT Discrimination

21 hours agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

LGBT inmates at the West Valley Detention Center, both current and former, have filed suit against the San Bernardino Sheriff's Department for discrimination and abuse faced behind bars. The prison system often separates LGBT inmates for their own safety, but...

Anne Rice’s Former New Orleans Mansion Is Everything You Want It To Be

21 hours agoLGBT / Gay : Queerty

Sure, there’s limitless pleasure to be found on Bourbon Street and in the French Quarter, but no visit to New Orleans is complete without a tour of the lush Garden District and a photo op in front of the magnificent antebellum home in which Anne Rice lived for many years. The author, beloved by countless […]

Towleroad Guide to the Tube #1635

21 hours agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

SNL: Promo for the upcoming Jim Carrey-hosted Halloween episode. CLIMATE CHANGE: Are we headed for mathematical chaos? MARK ZUCKERBERG: Tests out his Mandarin with students in China. BEAR CUB: Finds his way into an Oregon supermarket. For more recent Guides...

“Family Circle” Readers “Disappointed” By Photo Of Two Dads, Take To Facebook To Voice Their Outrage

21 hours agoLGBT / Gay : Queerty

The popular women’s magazine Family Circle has done something absolutely shocking. (At least, by its good, old-fashioned, down-home, traditional, All-American standards.) For the first time in its history, the magazine has featured a gay family. Dads Chris and Bob Osner-Hackett and their two adorable daughters appear in the most recent issue of the magazine in a […]

News: KFC, Methodist Church, GLSEN, Britney Day, Pope Francis, Ello

21 hours agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

Woman gets dumped by boyfriend, spends entire week inside 24-hour KFC to nurse her heartbreak. The Duggers bring their support and bigotry to the reelection campaign of Kansas Senator Pat Roberts. GLSEN released its biennial National School Climate Survey yesterday,...

Lisa Kudrow - Gay Men Are Superior

21 hours agoLGBT / Gay : Joe. My. God.

"The people I work with are gay. I don't know who I'm going to offend by leaving them out, but I need to say that I think gay men are superior beings in my mind. I do believe that. It's all so tricky. I studied biology and the brains are anatomically different. Show More Summary

Man Assaulted With An Electric Cattle Prod In Grindr Hookup Gone Horribly Wrong

21 hours agoLGBT / Gay : Queerty

A London man says he was assaulted, threatened with a cattle prod, and robbed during a Grindr hookup gone wrong. It all started when the 26-year-old victim invited a man over to his apartment in Queensborough Terrace. The suspect arrived at the victim’s place around 5 p.m. Show More Summary

Tyrese Gibson Is Not Amused By Rumors Of Gay Sexual Favors Sparked By Comedian Spanky Hayes: VIDEO

21 hours agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

Comedian Spanky Hayes (below right) appeared on TMZ recently spouting some rumors about Tyrese Gibson (above) and how he beat Spanky out for a role in 2001's Baby Boy. Suffice to say that male-on-male sexual contact was involved. Though it...

Eugene Delgaudio Vs Cory Brooker

21 hours agoLGBT / Gay : Joe. My. God.

Delgaudio is claiming that the misspelling was on purpose. A Virginia-based group that opposes gay rights has sent out a postcard to New Jersey voters opposing U.S. Sen. Cory Booker’s re-election. But it spells the Democratic senator's name wrong. Show More Summary

What’s The Best LGBT Film Of The Year? You Decide!

21 hours agoLGBT / Gay : Queerty

The gay Super Bowl, which some refer to as the Academy Awards, is still months away, but if you can’t wait that long to throw your support behind the year’s best film, here’s good news. Queerty readers can tell us which was the film most likely to become a future queer classic. There were so many deserving projects to choose […]

National Center for Lesbian Rights #BornPerfect Campaign Is Fighting Conversion Therapy

21 hours agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

The National Center for Lesbian Rights’s #BornPerfect campaign wants to combat queer conversion therapy here in the U.S. The team behind the effort consists of child welfare experts and mental health specialists who launched the campaign in hopes of exposing...

GOP Rep. Steve King: In 2000 Years No Gay Person Has Ever Gone To Heaven

21 hours agoLGBT / Gay : Joe. My. God.

Rep. Steve King (R-IA) is very sure that no gay person has gotten past heaven's velvet ropes since Doorman Jesus got the gig. “I would say that what was a sin 2,000 years ago is a sin today, and we need to stick to that principle,” King said in an interview with The Jefferson Herald. Show More Summary

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